Half-Day Sugar Loaf Mountain Tour

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Spend an afternoon at Sugar Loaf Mountain, one of Rio de Janeiro's most famous icons. You'll take a tour in a cable car cabin to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain for breathtaking panoramic views of one of the most beautiful cities in the world. This tour will take you in the afternoon to one of Rio de Janeiro's most famous attractions, leaving you the morning free to discover Rio at your own pace.


Highlights

  • Performed in French, English

On your afternoon tour of Sugar Loaf Mountain, you'll head to downtown Rio for its fine collection of Portuguese colonial-style buildings. You will pass the traditional Cinelândia square and its magnificent public buildings, the Municipal Theater, the National Library and the National Museum of Fine Arts. You can then pass the Flamengo Park recreation area en route to the Rio Urca district, at the foot of the characteristic shape of Sugar Loaf Mountain.


You will then take a cable car to Urca Hill, where you can see Guanabara Bay and its islands, the Rio-Niterói Bridge and Corcovado Hill, topped by the famous Art Deco statue of Christ the Redeemer.

From Urca Hill, you will take a second cabin to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain, 395 meters high and offering splendid views of Copacabana Beach, Santa Cruz Fortress and the beaches of Niteroi.

Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Pickup is available from most major hotels in the Sao Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana areas or at the cruise port



Departure time :


  • 09 00 pm
  • 14 00 pm

Hotel pickups begin before this time; exact pickup time will be advised upon reconfirmation.

Return details:
back to the starting point

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